Tag Archives : rugby

Touch rugby – give it a try!

Young people are getting a chance to play rugby with one of Plymouth Albion’s first team players this summer. We’re teaming up with the club, England Rugby and national sports charity StreetGames to run free coaching sessions, led by lock Dan Collier. The touch rugby sessions are for young people aged 11 to 25 and are […]

Plymouth prepares to celebrate arrival of Namibian rugby team

Rugby World Cup 2015 is officially under way and Plymouth is preparing to welcome the Namibian team and host a number of special events celebrating the great game. Plymouth will be Namibia’s Team Base for the two fixtures at Exeter Chiefs’ home ground Sandy Park and players will be based primarily at the University of […]

Plymouth joins Welcome Ceremony for Namibian rugby team

Members of the consortium that secured Plymouth as an official Rugby World Cup Team Base for Namibia were presented with plaques at the team’s official Welcome Ceremony on Thursday September 17. The ceremony at Hampton Court Palace was one of 20 hosted at historic and iconic venues across England and Wales to welcome all the […]

Webb Ellis Cup to visit Plymouth as part of Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour

Unforgettable memories will be created on Wednesday 8 July as rugby’s greatest prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, visits Plymouth as part of the Rugby World Cup 2015 Trophy Tour. Selected aspiring young players will see the famous Trophy when it arrives in the city as part of the 100-day tour taking place in the lead-up […]

Namibian manager tours Plymouth’s Rugby World Cup training venues

Wessel Kotze, Operations and Logistics Manager for the Namibian rugby team, was in Plymouth at the weekend touring the city’s Rugby World Cup 2015 Team Base venues. Plymouth will be Namibia’s Team Base while they are playing their two fixtures at Sandy Park in Exeter and Mr Kotze was on a fact-finding visit ahead of […]

Plymouth confirmed as an official Team Base for Rugby World Cup 2015

Plymouth’s sports facilities will be front row next year as the city plays host to one of the competing nations in Rugby World Cup 2015 (RWC 2015). England Rugby 2015 has announced that Plymouth is one of 41 official Team Bases that will host the 20 participating teams during the tournament, taking place in England […]